He was born on 20 July 1950. He is the film actor and director. He is the finest stage and bollywood actors. He has won many awards in his career. He was felicitated with three National Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards and one Venice Film Festival. He was given the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan civilian awards for his contributions to Indian cinema. His second Pakistani movie Zinda Bhaag was selected as an official entry from Pakistan to the 86th Academy Awards. He was born in Muslim family. He was born in Uttar Pradesh. He completed his schooling from St. Anselm's Ajmer and St Joseph's College, Nainital. He got his bachelor’s degree from Aligarh Muslim University in 1971 and attended National School of Drama in Delhi. He is married to Ratna Pathak. He did movies like: Nishant, Aakrosh, Sparsh, Mirch Masala, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai, Trikaal, Bhavni Bhavai, Junoon, Mandi, Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!, Ardh Satya, Katha, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro etc. He has also directed many plays and movies. He made his directorial debut with the film Yun Hota To Kya Hota. Check out this page for more updates on Naseeruddin Shah.